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Sports Illustrated’s standalone streaming service is now available

SI TV isn’t a live streaming service like ESPN+, but rather a video on demand service with Sports Illustrated studio shows, sports films and documentaries. It will also feature ongoing weekly sports analysis shows like The Crossover, Planet Futbol and The Line. – Rob LeFebvre, Engadget https://ift.tt/2qWQbGA
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ESPN Orders NBA-Rookie Documentary Series for New Streaming Service (EXCLUSIVE)

The sports media giant has ordered an untitled documentary series that will follow select members of the NBA’s 2017-18 rookie class as they begin their professional-basketball journeys. Over eight episodes the players will be followed from their preparation for draft night through Summer League competition, training camp, and the regular season. The series is produced for ESPN by Winik Media and 441 productions, and will be exclusive to streaming service ESPN Plus. – Daniel Holloway, Variety http://ift.tt/2Hzqeno

CBS launches 24/7 streaming sports network, CBS Sports HQ

Just as CBSN — the network’s streaming news service — does with its news operation, CBS Sports HQ will complement the network’s over-the-air sports programming. […] Sports television rights are costly, so you won’t be able to watch any live games on CBS Sports HQ. The ad-supported channel, which includes DVR-like playback features, is free to watch. That’s differs from ESPN standalone streaming service, ESPN Plus, which will carry live sports and cost $4.99 a month when it launches in late March or early April. – Joey Morona, cleveland.com http://ift.tt/2BVbTC7

Hulu Says Super Bowl Live-Streaming Outage Was Caused by Program-Extension Glitch

For Hulu, the issue was related to the streaming company’s system for extending live programming past its pre-set endpoint, according to a rep. In the programming schedule, NBC’s Super Bowl LII coverage was set to end at 10 p.m. ET, when the episode for “This Is Us” was supposed to air. For reasons still unknown, the live game was unavailable for some Hulu subscribers once the clock struck 10 p.m. ET. – Todd Spangler, Variety http://ift.tt/2sbSE3J

All you need to know for watching Super Bowl 52

All eyes are on Minneapolis this week heading into Super Bowl 52. On Sunday, the New England Patriots take on the Philadelphia Eagles in a rematch of Super Bowl 39. There are plenty of options for viewers to catch the game live when things kick off at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Live streams can be found at NBC Sports, Yahoo! Sports (iOS | Android), and FuboTV. – Jon Benne, SB Nation http://ift.tt/2DW93uN

Cord-cutters are about to get cable’s last big exclusive

[A]ccording to a new report from Multichannel News, the NFL is soliciting new proposals for the Thursday Night Football package, and it’s seriously considering selling to a streaming company. That would mark the first time a streaming company has bought a major sports broadcast package out from under the cable companies, and perhaps the beginning of the end for cable sports exclusives. – Chris Mills, BGR http://ift.tt/2pDP0yv
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